Welcome to Makerere University, the region's premier, oldest and largest institution of Higher Education.

This manual is meant to help you settle into your new home as quickly and as seamlessly as possible. In here you find Useful Information meant to guide your stay on a whole range of matters relating to policy as well as services like accommodation, health care and security.

2018/2019 ACADEMlC YEAR  Fresher's Orientations Saturday: 4th August 2018 to Friday: 10th August 2018 (7 days ) Semester One: Saturday: 11th August 2018 to Saturday 8th December 2018 (17 weeks) Semester One Holiday Break: Saturday: 8th December 2018 to Friday 18th January 2018 (6 weeks) Semester Two: Saturday: 19th January 2019 to Saturday 18th May 2019 (17 weeks ) Recess Term Saturday: 18th May 2019 to Saturday 27th July 2019 (10 weeks ) 69th Graduation Week: Monday: 14th January 2019 to Friday 18th January 2019

The Career Development Centre (CDC) is a partnership between Makerere University and NFT Consult, a leading Human Resource Consultancy based in Kampala with country offices in Kigali-Rwanda, Bujumbura-Burundi and Dar es Salaaam-Tanzania.

The Students Guild  is a link between the students’ body and the University Administration. It is headed by a Guild President who is democratically elected by the students in accordance with the existing guidelines.

For more on its activities and mandate please visit http://guild.mak.ac.ug